Women's Golf rounds out team scoring at Samford Women's Intercollegiate
Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Oneonta, Ala. - After shooting the first two rounds at 390 and 408 on Monday (3/15), the Tennessee State University women's golf team could not recover in the final round on Tuesday afternoon finishing 10th overall at the Samford Women's Intercollegiate.

The Tigers shot 382, 95 strokes over par, in the last round completing the Limestone Springs, 6, 457-yard, par-72 course with a final score of 1180.

TSU finished 119 strokes over par while collecting five birdies to spotlight the effort. Around the course, the team finished with an average of 4.23 (par 3), 5.67 (par 4) and 6.8 (par 5) while successfully making par on 45 holes.

Jamie Pierce led the Tigers in the individual standings finishing in the top 50 with rounds of 85, 86, and 85. Pierce posted a final stroke count of 256 shooting 40-over par.

Marie Black (52), Mya Billingsley (54), and Katelyn Dingeman (55) placed back-to-back in the individual standings to finish out the team's scoring.

OVC opponents Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech finished ahead of the TSU. Jacksonville State captured the competition shooting rounds of 306, 303, and 295, for an overalll score of 904 (40-over-par). Tennessee Tech finished sixth with a score of 946 shooting 82-over-par.

TSU Golf will continue play when the men and women's squads compete in the Alabama A&M Spring Classic. The event is scheduled for March 28-30 at the Goose Pond Colony Plantation Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala.